Dream Town’s Nykea Pippion McGriff on How to Buy and Sell During COVID-19

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In a recent Chicago Tribune article, Dream Town’s very own Nykea Pippion McGriff discussed how to best prepare to buy and sell in the current climate. While some have chosen to wait, buyers and sellers continue to make moves through today’s market.  In fact, a late April report by the Illinois Realtors Association, noted a 4.7% increase in the number of statewide home sales in March (as compared with March 2019).

Brokers are confident the market will continue to thrive in a post COVID world. “We don’t have a crystal ball, but what I do know is that people still have to buy and sell and rent,” Pippion McGriff said. “I think we’re going to see a pent-up demand of buyers who were ready to (start searching) in March and decided to hold off. I think we’re going to see those buyers emerge.”

Read the full article here.